The Importance of Having a Functional Government Website

What’s the first connection you have with citizens? It may be an in-person meeting or a social post, but it’s more likely that the very first time citizens engage with your organization is by visiting your website. Your organization’s website can be one of the most essential tools for meeting the needs of your citizens,… Read more »

4 Things to Automate When Resources Are Tight

Every year, we ask government employees for insight on their digital strategies in our annual trends survey. The results (published here in the 2017 Public Sector Digital Communications Trends Report) are meant to help organizations on every level check in on their digital tools and tactics for the coming year, and also provide a baseline… Read more »

A Look Back, A Look Forward

As you may have heard by now, the two leading providers of cloud-based solutions for government – GovDelivery and Granicus – are now one company under a newly branded Granicus. I am thrilled to represent this combined company as CEO going forward, and want to introduce myself and share my vision for the organization as… Read more »

Your New Branding Questions Answered

We are excited to showcase a new brand at Granicus that reflects our new combined company with our partners at GovDelivery. As one Granicus, we look forward to continue providing industry-leading solutions to help your organization turn your missions into quantifiable realities. Watch this video that tells our story. To help you during the transition,… Read more »

How Effective Communications Helped Sacramento Get $9 Million in Donated Services

Mary Lynn Perry is the City of Sacramento’s Volunteer Coordinator and submitted this blog as a part of GovDelivery’s guest blogger series. The City of Sacramento has many ways for citizens to participate in improving communities – from park clean ups, fairs and festivals, to ongoing opportunities like being a guide in a museum or… Read more »

Ensuring a Smooth Digital Transition

This post was originally published on the Carahsoft Community Blog.  This year, our nation is anticipating one of the biggest takeovers in our history. As the White House changes leadership, public sector agencies will feel the impact as over 4,000 new leaders are appointed and new initiatives are introduced. In the midst of the many changes, we… Read more »

Using Social Media to Promote Economic Growth

In an increasingly connected world, the public’s demand for quick, concise updates on pressing topics grows every day. Just a decade ago, government agencies did not use social networks to engage with the public. Many platforms did not exist and those that did were used on for social interaction alone. But that has changed. Social… Read more »